Great Lakes - Tickets & Travel


Community Recreation Tickets & Travel offers maps, brochures, local train schedules, and general information available for the local and Chicagoland area attractions; as well as maps and information for on base events, programs, and facilities.

The Tickets & Travel Office is Open by Appointment Only

Facility Operating Information

Attraction Tickets

Tickets are available for the local amusement park, Chicago attractions and tours, and select live shows. Discount tickets are also available for national attractions such as Walt Disney World®, Sea World®, Disneyland®, Universal Studios Florida™, Busch Gardens® and many others. See the Tickets & Travel brochure link, for a full listing of ticket offers and prices.

Current Ticket Pricing
Local Ticket Options -updated Jun-2024
Florida Ticket Options -updated Jun-2024
California Ticket Options -updated Jun-2024
Vendor Ticket List (a list of all the vendors we sell discounted tickets for)-updated Jun-2024

Military Discounts in Chicago  -Jan 2024

Quick Tips for Disney/Universal

Disney Tickets

Disney Goes Digital!

We are pleased to announce Disney tickets are available on demand at the Community Recreation Office! Waiting for Disney tickets to be ordered and shipped is a thing of the past with the new “Disney Ticket Connection” program! Armed Forces Salute Military Promotion tickets, Magic Your Way tickets, and several other special options can now be purchased on site at any time without having to wait for tickets to be delivered! Disney has also renewed and announced their “Armed Forces Salute” ticket promotion for 2022, providing exclusive ticket discounts for military personnel and their families to experience the most magical place on earth! See our ticket pricing above!

Disneyland Digital Brochure (link)

Universal Tickets

Assumption of Risk Disclaimer

In connection with your purchase of Universal Orlando products and your visit to Universal Orlando, including Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal CityWalk, and the Universal Orlando Resort hotels, please be advised that you must follow Universal Orlando’s policies, CDC guidelines and the recommendations of health officials.  Please note that any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and Universal Orlando cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit.  By visiting Universal Orlando, you acknowledge and agree that you assume these inherent risks associated with attendance.  When you enter Universal Orlando, you understand that you are subject to the Universal Orlando terms of service (including arbitration, class action waiver, assumption of risk, and infectious disease release of liability) located at 

Domestic and International Travel

Looking for an easy convenient way to book travel, check out MWR’s new American Forces Travel, and book right from the comfort of your own home!  Travel services are also available in the office during regular business hours. We welcome you to stop by or call 847-688-5417 for assistance!

DOD Lodging: For eligible patrons, more information about MWR Recreational Lodging and Navy Gateway Inns & Suites can be found by visiting

Community Recreation Programs

Customers may also visit Tickets & Travel to register for upcoming Community Recreation trips, programs, and classes. Throughout the year Community Recreation offers a wide variety of fun group outings to local attractions, shows, and sporting destinations. Community Recreation also hosts a variety of classes and programs monthly for youth, families, and adults. Make sure to subscribe to our E-Newsletter by entering your email address on our home page.